Video: john a. powell's implicit bias presentation at the Momemtum 2009 Conference Pt.1


September 07, 2009

On September 7, 2009, at the TIDES Momentum Conference in San Francisco, john a. powell presented a talk on “Creating Momentum for Transformative Change: Addressing the Racialized Structure of Opportunity.” powell began his talk by sharing his personal background, growing up in “a low opportunity structure in a declining opportunity city.” powell further expanded on how opportunity is deeply racialized, using the example of foreclosures in Black and Latino communities. Lastly, powell emphasized the importance of taking a systemic view and studying interrelationships in order to combat opportunity isolation.